Castle Creek Campground

photo of campsite surrounded by water on 3 sides


Castle Creek Campground is located on the west shore of Anderson Ranch Reservoir.  It is accessed from State Highway 20.

Excellent fishing in the lake for bass and salmon. There is a boat ramp at the Fall Creek campground.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: May 15 – Oct. 1  (or until closed by snow)
Reservations: No reservations are necessary.  This is a first come, first serve campground.
Fees: This is not a fee campground.  2 sites / No fees.
Closest Towns: Mountain Home, Idaho
Water: Not for Drinking
Information Center: Facilities:  The campground has campsite rings and picnic tables.

General Information


From Mountain Home, Idaho, travel north 21 miles along State Highway 20 to the Forest Service (FS) road 134 road turnoff. 

Travel north along the FS road 134 toward Anderson Ranch Dam approximately 6 miles. 

At the Dam, turn right onto FS road 120 and travel north following along the Reservoir. 

Go past the Evans Creek Campground and continue approximately 4 miles to the Castle Creek Campground.

There is also another route if preferred. This route has more paved road and is less narrow.

From Mountain Home, Idaho, travel along State Highway 20 for 32 miles to Forest Highway 61. 

Proceed along Highway 61 approximately 18 miles to Pine, Idaho.

From the intersection at Pine, turn south on FS road 128 and continue until you get to the junction of FS road 113. 

Travel a few miles west to the FS road 120 junction. Turn south at the junction and travel 1 miles along FS road 120 to Castle Creek Campground.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

Total of 2 sites.

Lake and Pond Fishing

Bass Fishing along Anderson Reservoir.

River and Stream Fishing

West shore of Anderson Ranch Reservoir.
Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Day Hiking

Big Game Hunting

Check with the Idaho Fish and Game for hunting opportunities in the area.

OHV Camping

Check on your Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM) of the District for trials and roads open to OHV travel.

Scenic Driving

Take a drive and enjoy the beautiful scenery that surrounds you.

Boating - Motorized

West shore of Anderson Ranch Reservoir.

Boating - Non-Motorized

Anderson Ranch Reservoir.

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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